Guadalupe Regional Medical Center | Health Currents | Spring 2022

GENERAL SURGERY. Abdominal procedures on the gallbladder, appendix, hernias and colon are commonly performed by our general surgeons using high-tech robotic surgery techniques. Last year GRMC was recognized by Healthgrades for excellence in colorectal surgery. WOUND CARE. This specialized team helps treat underlying health issues while helping chronic wounds and ulcers heal fast and more effectively. Our state-of-the-art hyperbaric chamber is integral to this process. JOINTS AND BONES. Our orthopedic surgeons’ expertise has earned GRMC the distinction of being in the top 10% in the nation for joint replacement surgery and a 5-Star award for total knee replacement. Trust GRMC to provide the best in upper and lower extremity care for trauma, sports injuries, fractures and reconstructive procedures. HAND THERAPY. This is one of several types of specialized physical rehabilitation focus areas provided in our Outpatient Rehab Clinic. Our Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) helps alleviate symptoms related to arthritis, post-operative repairs, carpal tunnel and trauma. VASCULAR SURGERY. Our vascular surgeon provides medical and surgical management of the veins and arteries, which offers pain relief, improves blood flow to treat non-healing wounds, prevents serious conditions such as stroke, and also treats varicose and spider veins. FOOT CARE. People with diabetes often suffer from slow-healing wounds of the feet. Our orthopedists and podiatrists treat this and a variety of other foot injuries and conditions. PELVIC FLOOR THERAPY. Women experiencing incontinence or pain have found great relief through exercise treatments that improve muscle strength and control in our Outpatient Rehab Clinic. PANCREAS. Diabetes, a disorder of the pancreas, is one of the most prevalent diseases in the world. It affects people of all ages. Our board-certified endocrinologist and certified diabetes educator help patients with this diagnosis lead healthy lives.